• The Overtoun Bridge: Where Dogs Go to Leap to Their Deaths

    You find yourself wanting to take a day trip to visit the historic Overtoun House, a 19th-century mansion and estate built in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland.

    It was first built in 1863 by a man named James White. The stunning building has a storied past of being owned by an industrialist turned baron, housing injured soldiers during the war, and then hosting a Christian center after being donated to the people of Dumbarton, a nearby village.

    There’s also another reason you and your furry pupper traveling partner want to visit the beautiful grounds.…

  • The History of Cuy Guinea Pigs - It’s What’s for Dinner

     “We’re all of us guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress.”-Tennessee Williams

    When I was a kid, my family adopted this strange little beast called a guinea pig. Wilbur would oink incessantly when we opened the fridge to give him lettuce. He’d stand on his hind legs and knock the cage lid for attention. He’d even run around in the non-fenced backyard and come back to the sliding door when he wanted in.

    Plus, he was cute as beans.…